What We Read This Week

St. Patrick's Day

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


The Real St. Patrick

‘Tis the season for parades, green beer, shamrocks, and articles talking about why St. Patrick’s day isn’t all about parades, green beer, and shamrocks. First, a few misconceptions about Patrick…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


The Pretzel: Brought to You by Lent

Pretzels come in many flavors, shapes, and sizes — not unlike us. These treats are great with cheese or other dips or just by themselves. But have you stopped to consider they actually have an historical place in Lent?Read Full Article

From busted halo


The Exoplanets Declare the Glory of God

An increasing number of people today are putting their hopes in the stars. The eminent Cambridge physicist Stephen Hawking noted in a recent speech that humans must “continue to go into space for the future of humanity.”…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


Battling for Blood Jade

Man and rock exist in inverse value in the Himalayan foothills of Myanmar’s Kachin state, wedged between India and China. The rock—a translucent mass of sodium aluminum silicate known as jadeite—is one of the world’s most coveted gems, chiefly among the Chinese, whose growing buying power has spurred record sales…Read Full Article

From Time


Real or Fake? 5 Things to Know When Reading Stories Online

Fake news is everywhere. It’s impossible to go a day without seeing mention of false or malicious internet stories, or hearing such stories referenced by politicians. It’s hard to know what to trust, especially online. …Read Full Article

From sojourners

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Categories: Christian History, Christianity, culture, Knowledge, World

Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com


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